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Automatic Scan starts when user logins into the computer

Discussion in 'General Security' started by msanjay196, Jun 11, 2008.

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  1. msanjay196

    msanjay196 Thread Starter

    Apr 12, 2007

    I have noticed that when a user logon's on to a computer which has symantec antivirus v 10.1.4 installed using the managed setup from the server.

    For some reason the scan starts automatically in the background. How does one stop that scan?

    As it really slows down the users computer.

  2. TerryNet

    TerryNet Moderator

    Mar 23, 2005
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    I don't know how to stop it (other than using Task Manager to kill the process) but suggest to change the option to start it. My guess is that there is an option set to always scan on boot or to always scan whenever updates have been installed (which seems to average more than once a day).
  3. NICK G

    NICK G Banned

    Sep 11, 2006
    Every scanner, even Norton, should allow scanning at a time one chooses...
    Either on boot, login, or a timely event set when there is no or little system use.:)
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